Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change


Measuring Social Impact


Innovative ways to measure the impact that an organization has on society


Get Feedback

It is essential to build direct consumer feedback into funding criteria for government and nonprofit programs serving low-income people.


Assessing One’s Own Performance

What the Irvine Foundation has learned over the past six years about performance assessment.


A Decade of Outcome-Oriented Philanthropy

The outgoing president of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation reflects on the importance of strategic philanthropy.


Social Impact Markets

Why a market for social innovations is needed now more than ever.

By Andrew Wolk | 1 | Winter 2012

Giving Blind

Watch dog organizations don't reach most donors.

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Winter 2012
A Radical Rethinking
of the Way to Fight
Global Poverty
Abhijit Banerjee &
Esther Duflo

Radically Small Thinking

Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty by Abhijit Banerjee & Esther Duflo

Reviewed By Timothy Ogden | Fall 2011

Rapid Response for Education

The National Math and Science Initiative aims to avert the crisis in secondary school education by replicating proven programs.

By Suzie Boss | 1 | Fall 2011

It Takes a General Contractor

Nuru International identifies proven poverty-reduction programs and aims to take them to scale.

By Suzie Boss | 1 | Fall 2011

Sharing Evaluations

Organizations that report on charities are increasingly collaborative.

By Suzie Boss | Fall 2011
Raise More Money by
Selling Your Impact
Jason Saul

Supplicants No More

The End of Fundraising: Raise More Money by Selling Your Impact by Jason Saul

Reviewed By David Simpson | 1 | Fall 2011